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Legalized Hemp

Capitol Will Let Its Hemp Flag Fly

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

A flag made out of a substance that's illegal to grow in the United States will fly above the nation's Capitol building on July 4, the Washington Post...

State Passes Hemp Bill, Now Faces Awkward Legal Limbo

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky's hemp bill became law over the weekend, when Gov. Steve Beshear (D) opted not to act on it, bringing a successful end to the m...

Kentucky Moves Forward On Legal Hemp

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers in the Kentucky House beat the clock on Tuesday, approving a bill as the legislative session expired that would establish a framework for a ...

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Hemp Legalization Bill Given Death Sentence After Early Approval

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

A bill that would provide the fabric for a legal hemp industry in Kentucky is set to die in the state House, the chamber's top lawmaker declared Monda...

State Hemp Legalization Bill Hits Major Snag

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

A Kentucky bill to take preliminary steps toward establishing a legal hemp industry appeared to fizzle in the state House on Wednesday, weeks after re...

Kentucky Governor Pours Cold Water On Hemp Legalization Push

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) on Tuesday added his name to a list of skeptics unwilling to support a state push to plant the seeds for a potential l...

Promising Signs For Industrial Hemp Push

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers in the Kentucky state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved and sent to the state House a measure to lay the groundwork for the creatio...

Rand Paul Dons 'Hemp Shirt,' Testifies In Favor Of Successful Hemp Effort

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

Kentucky's state Senate Agriculture Committee voted unanimously on Monday to approve legislation that could pave the way for the creation of a legal h...